551 occurrences in 14 translations

'Trouble' in the Bible

And he gave him the name of Noah, saying, Truly, he will give us rest from our trouble and the hard work of our hands, because of the earth which was cursed by God.

Then Jacob was in great fear and trouble of mind: and he put all the people and the flocks and the herds and the camels into two groups;

Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, "You have brought trouble on me, making me odious to the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites and the Perizzites. We are few in number; if they unite against me and attack me, I and my household will be destroyed."

Then let us make ready and let us go up to Bethel, so that I can make an altar there to the God who answered me in the day of my trouble, and who has been with me on the way that I have gone."

Later, they set out from Beth-el. While still a long way from Ephrathah, Rachel started to have trouble giving birth.

Joseph named the firstborn Manasseh, "For," he said, "God has made me forget all my trouble and all my father's household."

Then they said to each other, "It is plain that we are being punished for what we did to our brother. We saw his deep distress when he pleaded with us, but we would not listen. That is why this trouble has come to us."

"Why did you cause me so much trouble?" Israel asked. "Why did you tell the man that you had another brother?"

The Israelite foremen saw that they were in trouble when they were told, "You cannot reduce your daily quota of bricks."

So Moses went back to the Lord and asked, "Lord, why have You caused trouble for this people? And why did You ever send me?

Ever since I went in to Pharaoh to speak in Your name he has caused trouble for this people, and You haven't delivered Your people at all."

He said to them, "The Lord will need to be with you if I release you and your dependents! Watch out! Trouble is right in front of you!

And in the morning watch, the Lord, looking out on the armies of the Egyptians from the pillar of fire and cloud, sent trouble on the army of the Egyptians;

And Moses told his father-in-law all that Jehovah had done to Pharaoh and to the Egyptians for Israel's sake; all the trouble that had befallen them on the way, and how Jehovah had delivered them.

I will send my fear before thee and will trouble all the people to whom thou shalt come, and I will make all thine enemies turn their backs unto thee.

Or is a hunchback, or a dwarf, or has a defect in his eye, or has scurvy or itch, or scabs or skin trouble, or has damaged testicles.

I also do this to you, and I have appointed over you trouble, the consumption, and the burning fever, consuming eyes, and causing pain of soul; and your seed in vain ye have sowed, and your enemies have eaten it;

So Moses asked the Lord, "Why have You brought such trouble on Your servant? Why are You angry with me, and why do You burden me with all these people?

But if you are going to deal with me like this, then kill me immediately. If I have found favor in your sight then do not let me see my trouble."

And Moses sent messengers from Kadesh to the king of Edom, Thus says thy brother Israel: Thou knowest all the trouble that hath befallen us,

He considers no disaster for Jacob; He sees no trouble for Israel. The Lord their God is with them, and there is rejoicing over the King among them.

"Bring trouble to the Midianites, and destroy them,

because they've acted deceitfully, bringing trouble to you in this incident at Peor with Cozbi, daughter of a prince from Midian, who was killed during the plague that came about because of the incident at Peor."

'But if you do not drive out the inhabitants of the land from before you, then it shall come about that those whom you let remain of them will become as pricks in your eyes and as thorns in your sides, and they will trouble you in the land in which you live.

And the Lord said to me, Do not trouble or assault Moab or contend with them in battle, for I will not give you any of their land for a possession, because I have given Ar to the sons of Lot for a possession.

But when you come near the territory of the sons of Ammon, do not trouble or assault them or provoke or stir them up, for I will not give you any of the land of the Ammonites for a possession, because I have given it to the sons of Lot for a possession.

When thou art in trouble and all these things are come upon thee, if in the latter days thou shalt turn to the LORD thy God and shalt hear his voice

So we cried out to the LORD God of our ancestors, and he heard our cries and observed our affliction, trouble, and oppression.

Jehovah doth send on thee the curse, the trouble, and the rebuke, in every putting forth of thy hand which thou dost, till thou art destroyed, and till thou perish hastily, because of the evil of thy doings by which thou hast forsaken Me.

And ye, in any wise keep yourselves from the accursed thing, lest ye make yourselves accursed, when ye take of the accursed thing, and make the camp of Israel a curse, and trouble it.

And Joshua said, Why hast thou troubled us? the LORD shall trouble thee this day. And all Israel stoned him with stones, and burned them with fire, after they had stoned them with stones.

And the children of Ammon went over Jordan, to make war against Judah and Benjamin and the house of Ephraim; and Israel was in great trouble.

Go and cry out to the gods that you have chosen for yourselves. Let them deliver you in your time of trouble."

Jephthah replied to the elders of Gilead, "Didn't you hate me and drive me from my father's house? Why then have you come to me now when you're in trouble?"

And it came to pass, when he saw her, that he rent his clothes, and said, Alas, my daughter! thou hast brought me very low, and thou art one of them that trouble me: for I have opened my mouth unto the LORD, and I cannot go back.

Now his father and mother did not realize this was the Lord's doing, because he was looking for an opportunity to stir up trouble with the Philistines (for at that time the Philistines were ruling Israel).

Crying out to them. And the Danites, turning round, said to Micah, What is your trouble, that you have taken up arms?

And he said, You have taken my gods which I made, and my priest, and have gone away; what is there for me now? Why then do you say to me, What is your trouble?

And when their fathers or their brothers come and make trouble, you are to say to them, Give them to us as an act of grace; for we did not take them as wives for ourselves in war; and if you yourselves had given them to us you would have been responsible for the broken oath.

You will see trouble in my dwelling place! Israel will experience blessings, but there will not be an old man in your house for all time.

And the Philistines, full of fear, said, God has come into their tents. And they said, Trouble is ours! for never before has such a thing been seen.

Trouble is ours! Who will give us salvation from the hands of these great gods? These are the gods who sent all sorts of blows on the Egyptians in the waste land.

Then watch: If it goes up the road to its homeland toward Beth-shemesh, it is the Lord who has made this terrible trouble for us. However, if it doesn't, we will know that it was not His hand that punished us-it was just something that happened to us by chance."

But today you have rejected your God who saves you from all your trouble and distress. You have said, "No! Appoint a king over us." Now take your positions before the Lord by your tribes and by your clans.'"

The men of Israel saw that they were in trouble because the troops were in a difficult situation. They hid in caves, thickets, among rocks, and in holes and cisterns.

Jonathan replied, "My father has brought trouble to the land. Just look at how I have renewed energy because I tasted a little honey.

All those who were in trouble or owed someone money or were discontented gathered around him, and he became their leader. He had about four hundred men with him.

Now consider carefully what you must do, because there is certain to be trouble for our master and his entire family. He is such a worthless fool nobody can talk to him!"

Now my lord, as surely as the Lord lives and as you yourself live, it is the Lord who kept you from participating in bloodshed and avenging yourself by your own hand. May your enemies and those who want trouble for my lord be like Nabal.

Just as I considered your life valuable today, so may the Lord consider my life valuable and rescue me from all trouble."

"Why have you disturbed me by bringing me up?" Samuel asked Saul. "I'm in serious trouble," replied Saul. "The Philistines are fighting against me and God has turned away from me. He doesn't answer me any more, either through the prophets or in dreams. So I've called on you to tell me what I should do."

And the woman came to Saul and saw that he was in great trouble, and said to him, See now, your servant has given ear to your words, and I have put my life in danger by doing what you said.

Then David answered Recab and Baanah his brother, the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, and he said to them, "{As Yahweh lives}, who redeemed my soul from all trouble,

A week later, the child died, and David's staff was afraid to tell him that the child had died. They were telling themselves, "Look, when the child was still alive, we talked to him but he wouldn't listen to what we said. Now what kind of trouble will he bring on himself if we tell him that the child has died?"

And he said to him, O son of the king, why are you getting thinner day by day? will you not say what your trouble is? And Amnon said to him, I am in love with Tamar, my brother Absalom's sister.

But when King David had news of all these things he was very angry; but he did not make trouble for Amnon his son, for he was dear to David, being his oldest son.

But King David declined, saying to Absalom, "No, my son, we won't all go, since that would be too much trouble for you." Although Absalom begged David, he would not go, even though he did give his blessing.

The king said to her, "What is your trouble?" And she answered, "Truly I am a widow, for my husband is dead.

"Whoever speaks to you," the king said, "bring him to me. He will not trouble you again!"

David said to him, If you go on with me, you will be a trouble to me:

The Lord has paid you back for all the blood of the house of Saul in whose place you rule, and the Lord has handed the kingdom over to your son Absalom. Look, you are in trouble because you're a murderer!"

"Now get up! Go out and encourage your soldiers, for I swear by the Lord that if you don't go out, not a man will remain with you tonight. This will be worse for you than all the trouble that has come to you from your youth until now!"

I am now eighty years old: good and bad are the same to me; have meat and drink any taste for me now? am I able to take pleasure in the voices of men or women in song? why then am I to be a trouble to my lord the king?

In my trouble my voice went up to the Lord, and my cry to my God: my voice came to his hearing in his holy Temple, and my prayer came to his ears.

They confronted me when I was in trouble, but the LORD remained my support!

Then the king swore and said, "{As Yahweh lives}, who has saved my life from all trouble,

But now the Lord my God has given me rest on every side; no one is making trouble, and no evil is taking place.

When heaven is shut up and there is no rain, because of their sin against you; if they make prayers with their faces turned to this place, honouring your name and turning away from their sin when you send trouble on them:

If there is no food in the land, or if there is disease, or if the fruits of the earth are damaged through heat or water, locust or worm; if their towns are shut in by their attackers; whatever trouble, whatever disease there may be:

Whatever prayer or request for your grace is made by any man, or by all your people Israel, whatever his trouble may be, whose hands are stretched out to this house:

So the Lord sent Hadad the Edomite to make trouble for Solomon: he was of the king's seed in Edom.

And God sent another trouble-maker, Rezon, the son of Eliada, who had gone in flight from his lord, Hadadezer, king of Zobah:

Rezon was Israel's enemy throughout Solomon's reign, adding to the trouble Hadad [had caused]. He ruled over Aram, but he loathed Israel.

(So that I may send trouble for this on the seed of David, but not for ever.)

After the king had consulted with his advisers, he made two golden calves. Then he said to the people, "It is too much trouble for you to go up to Jerusalem. Look, Israel, here are your gods who brought you up from the land of Egypt."

Then the king of Israel called for all the elders of the land and said, "Think it over and you will see that this one is only looking for trouble, for he demanded my wives, my children, my silver, and my gold, and I didn't turn him down."

And the king of Israel said, Here is trouble: for the Lord has got these three kings together to give them into the hands of Moab.

Then he said to Gehazi, "Say to her, 'Look, you've gone to all this trouble for us. What can [we] do for you? Can [we] speak on your behalf to the king or to the commander of the army?' " She answered, "I am living among my own people."

While he [was] still speaking with them, suddenly the messenger [was] coming down to him, and he said, "Look this trouble [is] from Yahweh. Why should I wait for Yahweh any longer?"

Hazael asked, "Why are you crying, my master?" He replied, "Because I know the trouble you will cause the Israelites. You will set fire to their fortresses, kill their young men with the sword, smash their children to bits, and rip open their pregnant women."

You have indeed defeated Edom, and you have become overconfident. Enjoy your glory and stay at home. Why should you stir up such trouble that you fall-you and Judah with you?"

For the Lord saw how bitter was the trouble of Israel, and that everyone was cut off, he who was shut up and he who went free, and that Israel had no helper.

So the Lord would have nothing to do with all the offspring of Israel, and sent trouble on them, and gave them up into the hands of their attackers, till he had sent them away from before his face.)

And they said unto him, Thus saith Hezekiah, This day is a day of trouble, and of rebuke, and blasphemy: for the children are come to the birth, and there is not strength to bring forth.

"This is what Hezekiah says: "Today is a day of trouble, rebuke, and blasphemy, because children are about to be born, but there is no strength to bring them to birth. Perhaps the LORD your God will take note of everything that Rab-shakeh has said, whom his master the king of Assyria sent to taunt the living God, and then he will rebuke the words that the LORD your God has heard. Therefore offer a prayer for the survivors who remain.'"

Carmi's son: Achar, who brought trouble on Israel when he was unfaithful [by taking] what was devoted to destruction.

After that, he had connection with his wife, and she became with child and gave birth to a son, to whom his father gave the name of Beriah, because trouble had come on his family.

Now, behold, in my trouble I have prepared for the house of the LORD an hundred thousand talents of gold, and a thousand thousand talents of silver; and of brass and iron without weight; for it is in abundance: timber also and stone have I prepared; and thou mayest add thereto.

When heaven is shut up and there is no rain, because of their sin against you: if they make prayers with their faces turned to this place, honouring your name and turning away from their sin when you send trouble on them:

If there is no food in the land, if there is disease, if the fruits of the earth are damaged by heat or water, locust or worm; if their towns are shut in by their attackers: whatever trouble or whatever disease there may be:

Whatever prayer or request for your grace is made by any man, or by all your people Israel, whatever his trouble may be, whose hands are stretched out to this house:

But when they in their trouble did turn unto the LORD God of Israel, and sought him, he was found of them.

In those times there was no peace for him who went out or for him who came in, but great trouble was on all the people of the lands.

Nation was crushed by nation, and city [was] against city, for God threw them into confusion by all [sorts of] trouble.

'If disaster, a sword, punishment, disease, or famine come upon us, we shall stand before this house and before you--for your name [is] in this house--and cry out to you out of our trouble, then you will hear and save [us].'

You have said, 'Look, I have defeated Edom,' and you have become overconfident that you will get glory. Now stay at home. Why stir up such trouble so that you fall and Judah with you?"

King Tiglath-pileser of Assyria came, but he gave him more trouble than support.

And in the time of his trouble he transgressed yet more against Jehovah, this king Ahaz.

Wherefore the wrath of the LORD was upon Judah and Jerusalem, and he hath delivered them to trouble, to astonishment, and to hissing, as ye see with your eyes.

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אנס 
'anac (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

בּהל 
Bahal 
Usage: 38

בּהל 
B@hal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 11

בּהלה 
Behalah 
Usage: 4

בּעת 
Ba`ath 
Usage: 16

גּעשׁ 
Ga`ash 
Usage: 9

גּרשׁ 
Garash 
Usage: 48

דּלח 
Dalach 
Usage: 3

המה 
Hamah 
Usage: 34

המם 
Hamam 
Usage: 13

זועה 
Z@va`ah 
Usage: 1

זעוה 
Za`avah 
Usage: 7

חמר 
Chamar 
Usage: 6

טרח 
Torach 
Usage: 2

מהוּמה 
M@huwmah 
Usage: 12

סער 
Ca`ar 
Usage: 7

עוה 
`avah 
Usage: 17

עכר 
`akar 
Usage: 14

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 83

עני 
`oniy 
Usage: 37

פּעם 
Pa`am 
Usage: 5

צר צר 
Tsar 
Usage: 109

צרה 
Tsarah 
Usage: 73

צרר 
Tsarar 
Usage: 54

רגז 
Ragaz 
Usage: 41

רגז 
Rogez 
Usage: 7

רהט 
Rahat 
Usage: 4

רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

רעם 
Ra`am 
Usage: 13

רפשׂ 
Raphas 
Usage: 2

רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 34

שׁקת 
Shoqeth 
Usage: 2

תּלאה 
T@la'ah 
Usage: 5

ἀναστατόω 
Anastatoo 
Usage: 3

διαταράσσω 
Diatarasso 
Usage: 1

ἐκταράσσω 
Ektarasso 
Usage: 1

ἐνοχλέω 
Enochleo 
Usage: 1

θλίβω 
Thlibo 
Usage: 9

θλίψις 
Thlipsis 
Usage: 33

θορυβέω 
Thorubeo 
Usage: 3

θροέω 
Throeo 
Usage: 1

κακοπαθέω 
Kakopatheo 
Usage: 4

κόπος 
Kopos 
Usage: 13

παρενοχλέω 
Parenochleo 
Usage: 1

παρέχω 
Parecho 
Usage: 11

σκύλλω 
Skullo 
Usage: 3

ταράσσω 
Tarasso 
Usage: 13

ταραχή 
Tarache 
Usage: 1

τυρβάζω 
Turbazo 
Usage: 0



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